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Yeah, Greg Oden, it's time for you to stop sitting there and do something.
The former No. 1 pick has seen his blinding potential dulled by serious injury. If Oden can remain healthy for one year, he's got the tools to be a solid contributor for one of the top young teams in the West.
Still only 23, Oden shouldn't be considered a bust yet, but the clock is ticking. Should he prove unable to shake off these nagging injury woes, he may be forced into early retirement like Yao Ming.
In his career of 82 games, the seven-footer has shown glimpses of the potential that once had scouts pegging him a once-in-a-generation kind of talent.
Although playing just 21 games last year, he managed to block 2.3 shots a game and shot 61 percent from the field. It's that kind of production that would prove a perfect complement to the high-scoring LaMarcus Aldridge.
Besides being injury-prone, one of his other concerns would have to be staying out of foul trouble. Oden has the bad tendency of picking up early, cheap fouls and finding himself on the bench.
Portland is the most likely candidate to keep Oden on their books. It'd be hard for the them to discard a player they've invested so much in. Both Portland and Oden have something to prove; what remains to be seen is if they can achieve their goals together.
How good could Greg Oden have been at full health? He's a live-wire seven-footer who can rebound and block shots. That's something you can't teach.
Now let's just hope he doesn't prove as big a disappointment like former No. 1 pick Michael Olowokandi.